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Table 2 Summary of University of Auckland medical programme elective placements for 1101 students according to route of entry, 2010–2016

From: Medical electives: exploring the determinants of placement and access variables between 2010 and 2016 at the University of Auckland

Variable Category General
N = 748 (67%)
MAPAS
N = 212 (19.3%)
RRAS
N = 141 (3.8%)
Total
N (%)
P-valuea
Placement location New Zealand 124 (17.0) 59 (28.1) 34 (24.6) 217 (19.7)  
Overseas 606 (83.0) 151 (71.9) 104 (75.4) 861 (78.2) 0.001
Income level of placement countryb Low, Lower-Middle or upper-middle income country (LMIC) 276 (46.7) 76 (55.5) 53 (53.5) 405 (47.0)  
High Income Country (HIC) 315 (53.3) 61 (44.5) 46 (46.5) 422 (49.0) 0.11
Missing     34 (4.0)  
  1. aP-value from chi-square test for differences between each variable and route of entry (excluding missing values)
  2. bOnly applies to those taking an overseas placement